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Business of Entertainment

Business of Entertainment

Mint - HT Smartcast



In this podcast, Lata Jha takes you through the financial performance of all that's buzzing in the entertainment world, be it films or shows from your favourite TV channel or streaming platform. This is a Mint production, brought to you by HT Smartcast.

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Available Episodes

03:29
‘Bhediya’ new release in cinemas, Bob Iger returns to Disney
EPISODE 154
29 Nov 2022

The new release in cinemas this week is horror comedy Bhediya starring Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon, Abhishek Banerjee and Deepak Dobriyal directed by Amar Kaushik. In the latest epis ... Read more

29 Nov3 MINS
03:39
‘Drishyam 2’ brings cheer for Hindi box office
EPISODE 153
22 Nov 2022

The new Hindi movie release in cinemas this week is Ajay Devgn's Drishyam 2, which seems to have brought some relief to the ailing box office, having made over Rs. 15 crores on day ... Read more

22 Nov4 MINS
03:40
‘Uunchai,’ ‘Black Panther’ new releases in cinemas
EPISODE 152
15 Nov 2022

The new film release in cinemas this week, Sooraj Barjatya's Uunchai starring Amitabh Bachchan, made around Rs. 1.75 crore on day one. In the latest episode of its show, 'Business ... Read more

15 Nov4 MINS
03:53
Reality shows see uptick in ratings, south films add to Hindi box office
EPISODE 151
09 Nov 2022

Top non-fiction shows on television, such as Bigg Boss and Kaun Banega Crorepati, are seeing a 15-20% increase in ratings from last year, though the viewership numbers are still 30 ... Read more

09 Nov4 MINS
03:33
Bollywood sees dullest Diwali in years
EPISODE 150
01 Nov 2022

Hindi films have seen a relatively muted response during the Diwali week, despite movie theatres operating at full capacity for the first time in nearly three years during the fest ... Read more

01 Nov4 MINS
03:49
‘Doctor G’ new release, single screens fight Hollywood studios
EPISODE 149
18 Oct 2022

Single screen owners are in a tussle with Hollywood studios which insist on higher ticket prices, minimum guarantees and virtual print fee that makes these films less attractive fo ... Read more

18 Oct4 MINS
03:48
Theatres mull cheaper tickets, ‘Goodbye’ new release in cinemas
EPISODE 148
11 Oct 2022

Theatre owners, producers and distributors are trying to tempt more viewers with cheaper tickets. The rethink follows the success with pricing tickets at Rs. 75 on National Cinema ... Read more

11 Oct4 MINS
03:51
‘Vikram Vedha,’ ‘Ponniyin Selvan:1’ big releases in cinemas
EPISODE 147
07 Oct 2022

There are two big film releases in cinemas this week-Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan's Vikram Vedha, the remake of a Tamil film by the same name and Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan: ... Read more

07 Oct4 MINS
03:13
‘Chup’ releases in cinemas, Amazon streams ‘Hush Hush’
EPISODE 146
27 Sep 2022

The new Hindi film release in cinemas this week is R. Balki's Chup: Revenge of the Artist starring Dulquer Salmaan, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Sunny Deol and Pooja Bhatt. In the latest e ... Read more

27 Sep3 MINS
03:26
OTT platforms pick up star vehicles for direct release, ‘Cuttputli’ premieres on Hotstar
EPISODE 145
07 Sep 2022

Video streaming platforms in India that are now preferring to acquire films only post their theatrical release in order to gauge box office are making exceptions for some star vehi ... Read more

07 Sep3 MINS
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